Transforming Your Community: City Leader Toolkit
Below you will find articles, links and how-to guides to help you make your community more bicycle and pedestrian friendly...ON A BUDGET! Bike Walk Mississippi also offer community wide workshops, technical assistance and presentations. Contact us today to sign up.
Bike Walk Mississippi's Top 10 Recommendations for a Bicycle Friendly Community
Building a Bike / Walk Friendly Community on a Budget (Powerpoint Presentation)
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Pass a Complete Streets Policy
Bicycle Design Best Practices
Improve Public Comment
Tupelo: (Policy) Passed in 2010
Pascagoula: (Policy) Passed in 2010
Columbus: (Policy) Passed in 2010
Hernando: (Resolution): Passed in 2010
Hattiesburg: (Ordinance), Passed in 2011
Oxford: (Resolution) Passed in 2011
Senatobia: (Policy) Passed in 2012
Greenwood: (Policy) Passed in 2012
Byhalia: (Policy) Passed in 2013
Jackson: (Policy) Passed in 2015
Gulf Coast MPO, Passed in 2015
Safe Routes to Schools
Bike Walk MS Safe Routes Toolkit (Everything you need to start a program!)
Mississippi Department of Transportation Safe Routes Grant Program
Bike Rodeos and Bike Education Classes
Mississippi Department of Health STARS Program
Education for Bicyclists, Motorists and Law Enforcement
Free Resources you can use for Bicycle Safety in Mississippi
Sign up for local Workshops and Training Classes
Engage with local advocates:
Participate in National Bike Month
Create a local biking & walking map
Increase Bicycle Friendly Businesses
Biking and Walking Challenges
Walk with the Mayor
Hold a Mayor led Bike Ride
Hold Community Assessments
Hold a Cyclovia or Open Streets
Start an Earn-a-Bike Program
Promote Mississippi's 3 foot passing law locally
Promote Mississippi's Distracted Driving Law locally
Designate a Law Enforcement Point Person for Bicycle Issues
Launch a Public Safety Campaign focusing on Bike Safety
Find FREE resources HERE that you can easily put up in your city or town
Partner with Law Enforcement to distribute helmets, bike lights and locks
Partner with Bike Walk to host a law enforcement dialog circle
Volunteer trail patrols to ensure safety on remote local trails
Create a Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Best Practices)
Designate a staff member to work on Bicycle and Pedestrian Issues
Work with Bike Walk Mississippi to create a short term & long term goals
Create a comprehensive Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan
Set targets for ridership, mode-share and safety
Create mechanisms or policies that ensure bike/ped facilities are equitable for ALL users.
Learn more about becoming a Certified Bicycle or Walk
Bike Friendly Community:
Review the League of American Bicyclist’s Bicycle Friendly Community Application here.
Watch Bike Walk Mississippi's Bicycle Friendly Community Webinar.
Review the League of American Bicyclist's "Building Blocks of a Bicycle Friendly Community"
Walk Friendly Community:
Learn about National Walk Friendly Community program here.
Review the Walk Friendly Presentation from the 2016 Mississippi Bike Walk Summit.
Download the Walk Friendly Application here.